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Making Shift Happen in Hawaii

Jim Warford, Senior Advisor at the International Center for Leadership in Education, shares how Farrington High School in Honolulu is creating a culture of Trust, Empowerment, and Collaboration to support success for all students.


Margareth de Wit,CEO of CBE interviews Jim Warford

Educators say initiatives learned at conference will raise test scores-My Flipped Class sessions at the Model Schools Conference are helping to produce real change…Read more at http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/20323920/article-Educators-say-initiatives-learned-at-conference-will-raise-test-scores?instance=special%20_coverage_right_column

Students Enthusiastic About ‘Flipped Classroom’
“It’s spreading because innovative teachers are looking for a way to use technology to transform the traditional classroom,” said Jim Warford                http://stemscholars.com/2012/05/23/students-enthusiastic-about-flipped-classroom/

“Flipped Classes Take Learning to New Places”
Columbus, Ohio Post Dispatch
“It’s spreading because innovative teachers are looking for a way to use technology to transform the traditional classroom,” said Jim Warford
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/04/09/flipped-classes-take-learning-to-new-places.html

SteAm is Coming!(Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)
On January 23rd, the Leadership Team of OVSD worked with Jim Warford of the International Center for Leadership in Education
http://www.ovsd.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4f2c3d0f582bb

The community and consultants are weighing in
School is a “chalkboard world,” while students are living in an “iPhone world,”  http://www.triplicate.com/News/Local-News/Fix-schools-Opinions-pour-in

Are you using 19th century methods to teach your 21st century students?
Mr. Warford pointed out that no matter what we do, if we want to close the achievement gap, we’ll first need to do everything we can to close the engagement gap by keeping kids excited about learning and applying what they’ve learned across the curriculum.
http://www.imaginelearning.com/blog/index.php/2011/07/are-you-using-19th-century-methods-to-teach-your-21st-century-students/

Educator promotes new ways to reach students
“Today’s students are flat-out wired differently than we are,” Warford said.
http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_f69d2bb1-36f5-514b-ad06-0bbf7a51b3a4.html

Literacy Education for the 21st Century
Warford also had an optimistic view of how the use of technology will transform the classroom and “will not eliminate teachers, but…will enable more one-on-one [interaction] with students.”
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/literacy-education-21st-century

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